Most aspiring child mental health professionals would support the premise that clinical practice should have a scientific foundation. Why, then, is the implementation of evidence-based practice in child and adolescent psychiatry so difficult? Considering the multiple stakeholders in clinical work, impediments are not surprising. Practitioner delays in implementation of research findings are common to all specialties of medicine. This article outlines the barriers to implementation of evidence-based practice and suggests changes to motivate and enable clinicians to use evidence-based practices.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Apr 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Psychiatry and Mental health